Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz – 14th November 2019
Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz – 14th November 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions – November 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Questions  – 14th November 2019

1.6th World Congress on Rural and Agricultural Finance Conference was recently held in ________.
A. New Delhi
B. Kolkata
C. Chandigarh
D. Mumbai
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. New Delhi

Explanation: This congress is co-organized in collaboration with four other global and regional associations:

(a) Confédération Internationale du Crédit Agricole (CICA)

(b) African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA)

(c) Asociación Latinoamericana de Instituciones Financieras Para el Desarrollo (ALIDE)

(d) Near East–North Africa Regional Agricultural Credit Association (NENARACA)

This congress aims to tackle in a multi-perspective setting on the opportunities, gaps & priority actions for developing sustainable and viable financial services.

2.The government of India formed a high-powered committee led by ______ to analyze and draft new water reforms.
A. Mihir Shah
B. N Mishra
C. S Parthasarthy
D. Rashmi Desai
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Mihir Shah

Explanation: The committee is expected to produce a report within 6 months. The NWP (National Water Policy) currently in force was drafted in 2012. The objective of the National Water Policy, 2012 is to assess the existing situation, besides proposing a framework for a plan of action with a unified national perspective.

3.President has directed that Union minister ________ be assigned the charge of the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises in addition to his existing portfolios.
A. Amit Shah
B. Smriti Irani
C. Harsimrat Kaur Badal
D. Prakash Javedekar
E. None of these

Correct Answer – D. Prakash Javedekar

Explanation: Arvind Sawant, Shiv Sena’s lone member in the Union Cabinet had resigned amid the political crisis in Maharashtra. Javadekar is already in charge of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, and the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.


4.Which state was placed under President’s Rule after a report from Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari?
A. Maharashtra
B. Goa
C. Tamil Nadu
D. Haryana
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Maharashtra

Explanation: Approximately 20 days after Maharashtra Assembly results, the state is nowhere near getting a government. President’s rule has been imposed in the state for 6 months, after a long political impasse. It is worth mentioning that imposition of President rule in Maharashtra is the first instance in the history of the state. Overall, this is third time that Maharashtra has come under the central rule.

5. The growth forecast for FY20 has now come down to ____ from 6.1 per cent earlier, according to the SBI.
A. 5%
B. 5.5%
C. 5.7%
D. 5.8%
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. 5%

Explanation: The bank attributes this decline to:

• Low automobile sales

• Deceleration in air traffic movements

• Flattening of core sector growth

• Declining investment in construction and infrastructure

Apart from SBI, many other agencies – RBI, IMF, the Asian Development Bank, World Bank, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OCED) – have forecasted decline in India’s economic growth rates this fiscal.

6.Supreme Court upheld the disqualification of the 17 rebel Congress and JD(S) MLAs in ______ but allowed them to contest the upcoming bypolls in the state.
A. Karnataka
B. Haryana
C. Tamil Nadu
D. Kerala
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Karnataka

Explanation: According to the SC, a speaker can’t disqualify an MLA till the end of the term of the assembly. In other words, the disqualified MLAs can contest the bypolls. If elected, the MLAs can become ministers in the state cabinet or hold public office.

7.The second edition of the Paris Peace Forum was recently held in _______.
A. France
B. Spain
C. Norway
D. Netherlands
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. France

Explanation: Paris Peace Forum aims at finding solutions to global challenges such as climate change, terrorism, migration and cyber security. It maintains a specific focus on governance solutions in 6 major themes:

• Peace & Security

• Development

• Environment

• New technologies

• Inclusive economy

• Culture & Education

8.Kerala passed a resolution demanding the Union government to lift the travel restrictions on _____ linking Kerala and Karnataka.
A. NH-766
B. NH-632
C. NH-410
D. NH-999
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. NH-766

Explanation: National Highway 766 connects the state with Karnataka through the Bandipur forest. It was declared a national highway in 1989, and later renamed NH 766. It serves as a survival route for the people of Wayanad. The night travel on the forest stretch of NH-766 is banned since 2009 to protect wildlife in the area.